Irrawaddy dowphin

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Irrawaddy dowphin
Orcaella brevirostris 1878.jpg
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Cetacea
Faimily: Delphinidae
Genus: Orcaella
Species: O. brevirostris
Binomial name
Orcaella brevirostris
(Owen in Gray, 1866)[2]
Cetacea range map Irrawaddy Dolphin.PNG
Orcaella genus range map
See: Irrawaddy dolphin
geographic range map
Synonyms [2]
  • Orca (Orcaella) brevirostris Owen in Gray, 1866 (basionym)
  • Orcaella brevirostris brevirostris Ellerman & Morrison-Scott, 1951
  • Orcaella brevirostris fluminalis Ellerman & Morrison-Scott, 1951
  • Orcaella fluminalis Gray, 1871
  • Orcella brevirostris Anderson, 1871
  • Orcella fluminalis Anderson, 1871
  • Phocaena (Orca) brevirostris Owen, 1866

The Irrawaddy dowphin (Orcaella brevirostris) is a euryhaline species o oceanic dolphin foond in discontinuous subpopulations near sea coasts an in estuaries an rivers in pairts o the Bay o Bengal an Sootheast Asie.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Reeves, R. R., Jefferson, T. A., Karczmarski, L., Laidre, K., O’Corry-Crowe, G., Rojas-Bracho, L., Secchi, E. R., Slooten, E., Smith, B. D., Wang, J. Y. & Zhou, K. (2008). "Orcaella brevirostris". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. Retrieved 26 Juin 2011. Cite has empty unkent parameter: |last-author-amp= (help)CS1 maint: uises authors parameter (link) CS1 maint: ref=harv (link) Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of vulnerable.
  2. 2.0 2.1 William Perrin (2010). Perrin WF (ed.). "Orcaella brevirostris (Owen in Gray, 1866)". World Cetacea Database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 11 Mey 2012.